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Freeport's Lincoln: Exercises Attendant Upon the Unveiling of a Statue of Abraham Lincoln; Freeport, Illinois, August 27, 1929, the Seventy-First Anniversary of the Freeport Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Published by Freeport Lincoln-Douglas Society, Freeport, 1988
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Small 4to. Green leatherette with gilt lettering. 291pp, xi, (8pp). Illustrations. Fine. A tight, pristine facsimile of the 1930 first edition of this history of the creation of sculptor Leonard Crunelle's moving statue of Lincoln, erected in Freeport in 1929 on the 71st anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas debate held there -- and here reprinted for the 130th anniversary of that same event. From the personal collection of another noted sculptor with a Freeport presence, Lily Tolpo (born 1917), whose life-size statues depicting Lincoln and Douglas debating was unveiled on the site of that event in 1992 on the 134th anniversary. Laid into this copy is a 5" X 3" index card with Lincoln notes pencilled by Tolpo's husband, the noted Lincoln sculptor Carl Tolpo (1901-76), a fine 5" X 7" black and white photograph of Crunelle's Lincoln statue, and a program and large white silk bookmark for the 142nd anniversary rededication ceremonies held in 2000. MONAGHAN 3229. Bookseller Inventory # 38668

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Title: Freeport's Lincoln: Exercises Attendant Upon...

Publisher: Freeport Lincoln-Douglas Society, Freeport

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

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